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10 Facts About Pakistani Cricket Players You Would Have Never Guessed
Pakistan's captain Afridi eyes a ball during a training session before their first cricket test match against Australia at Lord's cricket ground in London
Published: Jan 30, 2016

These facts about our cricket stars are things you would have never guessed

1. Shahid Afridi fastest century in an ODI was with Sachin Tendulkars bat

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Source: criclife.com

2. Pakistani magician spinner, Saeed Ajmal has never won a single man of the match award

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Source: khelnama.com

3. Only four players in cricket have played on all ten batting positions for a team Lance Klusener, Abdur Razzaq, Shoaib Malik and Hashan Tillakaratne.

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Source: quora.com

4. Wasim Akram has the highest Test innings score of 257, which is higher than Sachin Tendulkar’s highest Test score of 248.

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5. Inzamam Ul Haq not only bowled in International cricket, but he took a wicket on his very first delivery.

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Source: pakcricksblogss.blogspot.com

6. Shahid Afridi has twice as much runs and wickets in ODIs than the legendary Imran Khan.

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Source: thenewstribe.com

7. In all of 400 years history of Cricket, the fastest (electronically measured) speed for a cricket ball bowled by any bowler, ever, is precisely 161.3 km/h (100.23 mph) by Shoaib Akhtar

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Source: tsmplug.com

8. Shoaib Akhtar handed Sachin Tendulkar a Golden Duck the first time these two came head to head.

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Source: pakpassion.net

9. Wasim Akram has the movie international hat-tricks

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Source: brandsynario.com

10. Sachin Tendulkar international debut was for Pakistan before India

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Source: sportskeeda.com

Did you know about any of these facts?